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  • Yves Rutschmann

    • Yves Rutschmann, Partner, leads the firm’s Tax team.

      Highly experienced and regarded for his skills in tax audits and tax litigation, he assists French and foreign clients in relation to high-stakes tax controversies, from initial discussions and/or negotiations with the French Tax Authorities in the context of tax audits or advising in relation to dawn raids, to defending cases before the courts or advising on questions of constitutionality before the Constitutional Council, as well as defending clients in criminal proceedings involving tax fraud.

      Yves Rutschmann is recognized as being particularly skillful in negotiations with the tax authorities, whether the matter at hand relates to a corporate transaction or to one of the various stages of litigation procedures.

      Yves Rutschmann has written numerous articles on tax issues and tax consolidation and also gives lectures in tax law at the French business school HEC.

    • Academic career

      Admitted to the Paris Bar (1995), Yves is a graduate of the business school HEC (1993) and of the University of Paris Law School (Maîtrise and DESS in business law and tax, 1994).

    • Decorations

      “Yves Rutschmann is applauded for his ‘outstanding technical and communication skills’. He is also lauded for his ‘clarity of explanation and drafting’, and for his ‘capacity to keep composure under a lot of pressure’.”
      “Yves Rutschmann remains a popular choice among international and domestic clients alike and is well known for advising major corporations on tax audits and tax-related litigation procedures. He is ‘extremely effective, familiar with French government bodies and very skilled at navigating complex situations’.”
      “In addition to a deep knowledge of French tax law, Yves Rutschmann brings first-in-class strategic thinking. He is tenacious, and delivers results for his clients.”
      Chambers Europe, 2019-2021

      “Yves Rutschmann has unparalleled respect and credibility.”
      Recognized as “Leading Lawyer” in Transactional Corporate Tax and Tax Litigation
      The Legal 500 EMEA, 2021

      “Yves Rutschmann delivers exceptional and tailor-made services.”
      Recognized as “Leading Lawyer” in Transactional and Corporate Tax
      The Legal 500 EMEA, 2019-2020